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Kristiansand vs Ottawa, Ontario Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Kristiansand, Norway and Ottawa, Ontario, Canada is approximately 5,541 km or 3,443 mi.
  • To reach Kristiansand in this distance one would set out from Ottawa, Ontario bearing 43.3° or NE and follow the great circles arc to approach Kristiansand bearing 113.8° or ESE .
  • Kristiansand has a marine west coast climate (Cfb) whereas Ottawa, Ontario has a warm summer continental/ hemiboreal climate with no dry season (Dfb).
  • Kristiansand is in or near the cool temperate wet forest biome whereas Ottawa, Ontario is in or near the cool temperate moist forest biome.
  • The annual mean temperature is 1.1 °C (2°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 13 °C (23.4°F) less in Kristiansand. The continentality subtype is semicontinental as opposed to truly continental.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 531.5 mm (20.9 in) more which is equivalent to 531.5 l/m² (13.04 US gal/ft²) or 5,315,000 l/ha (568,209 US gal/ac) more. About 1 3/5 as much.
  • There are 194 fewer hours of sunlight per year in Kristiansand. In whichever way circa 0h 31' less per day or about 1 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 12.8° lower in Kristiansand than in Ottawa, Ontario.
  • Relative humidity levels are 13.6% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 3.8°C (6.9°F) higher.

Climate Comparison Table

The table shows values for Kristiansand relative to Ottawa, Ontario. You can also view this comparison the other way around from the perspective of Ottawa, Ontario vs Kristiansand.

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) +7 (+13) +7 (+12) +3 (+6) +-1 (-1) -4 (-6) -5 (-8) -5 (-10) -5 (-8) -4 (-7) -2 (-3) +1 (+2) +8 (+14) +0 (+0)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +9 (+16) +8 (+14) +4 (+7) +0 (+0) -3 (-5) -4 (-7) -4 (-8) -4 (-7) -3 (-5) 0 (-1) +2 (+4) +8 (+15) +1 (+2)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +10 (+18) +9 (+16) +5 (+9) +1 (+2) -1 (-2) -4 (-6) -3 (-6) -3 (-6) -2 (-3) +1 (+2) +3 (+5) +9 (+16) +2 (+4)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +77 (+3) +50 (+2) +5 (+0) +8 (+0) -19 (-1) -9 (0) +18 (+1) +55 (+2) +72 (+3) +78 (+3) +95 (+4) +100 (+4) +532 (+21)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) +6 (+19) +3 (+11) 0 ( 0) +2 (+7) -1 ( -3) +1 (+3) +3 (+10) +5 (+16) +7 (+23) +7 (+23) +7 (+23) +7 (+23)   +47 (+13)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day -1h 11' -0h 44' -0h 09' +0h 38' +0h 30' +1h 00' -0h 46' -1h 19' -0h 40' -1h 15' -0h 56' -1h 25'   -0h 31'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -2h 02' -1h 09' -0h 12' +0h 47' +1h 45' +2h 22' +2h 04' +1h 10' +0h 10' -0h 48' -1h 46' -2h 22'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -12.9 -12.9 -13 -12.9 -12.9 -12.8 -12.7 -12.8 -12.7 -12.8 -12.7 -12.8   -12.8
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +7 +5 +8 +16 +13 +12 +18 +22 +20 +19 +13 +10   +13.6
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) +9.5 (+17) +8.3 (+15) +5.1 (+9) +3.2 (+6) +0.7 (+1) -1 (-2) +0.3 (+1) +1.4 (+3) +1.7 (+3) +3.4 (+6) +3.9 (+7) +9.4 (+17) +3.8 (+7)

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